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May is easily my favorite month of the year! The weather is glorious and some of the best unique and silly holidays happen in May. These silly holidays help me add an extra layer of magic to my kids lives here and there. Do I celebrate all of them? No, but we do enjoy finding out all of the different unique and silly May holidays. Let’s see what they are!
May 1st – Mother Goose Day
Read your favorite nursery rhyme
May 2nd – National Truffle Day
Enjoy these delicious treats today
May 3rd – Do Something Special for You Day
Do you boo! It’s your day!
May 4th – Orange Juice Day
Enjoy a tasty glass of freshly squeezed orange juice
May 5th – Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate with salsa and chips
May 6th – No Diet Day
Treat ‘Yo Self!
May 7th – Teacher Appreciation
Show your teachers some appreciation today
May 8th – No Socks Day
Rock your look sans socks!
May 9th – Lost Sock Day
Maybe help Mom track down some of those missing socks!
May 10th – Clean up your Room Day
Get that room tidy!
May 11th – Eat What You Want Day
See, I told ya May was my favorite month!
May 12th – Crazy Hat Day
Wear your silliest hat with pride!
May 13th – Leprechaun Day
Can ya spot a leprechaun? Maybe set up a trap for him
May 14th – Dance like a Chicken Day
Do your best version of the chicken dance
May 15th – Chocolate Chip Day
Will you celebrate with cookies or ice cream? OR BOTH?
May 16th – Love a Tree Day
The perfect day to adopt a tree!
May 17th – Pretend You’re an Animal Day
What animal will you pretend to be today?
May 18th – No Dirty Dishes Day
Today is the day to keep up with your dishes or use paper!
May 19th – Devil’s Food Day
Why not bake a yummy devil’s food cake?
May 20th – Pick Strawberries Day
The perfect day to take your family strawberry picking at your local farm!
May 21st – Waiters and Waitresses Day
Take your family out to eat and tip a little more than you normally would and leave a written note
May 22nd – Play a Musical Instrument Day
Guitar, drums, violin – oh my! What one will you pick to play today?
May 23rd – Lucky Penny Day
Take a bag of pennies and make a wish at your local fountain
May 24th – Scavenger Hunt Day
Set up a fun scavenger hunt for your kids to complete
May 25th – Tap Dance Day
Strap on your tap shoes and get to dancin’
May 26th – Get Outside and Play Day
Get out there and have some fun!
May 27th – Memorial Day
Pay your respects to those that lost their lives fighting for our freedom
May 28th – Hamburger Day
Fire up the grill it’s time to whip up some yummy burgers
May 29th – Paperclip Day
Head on over to Staples and treat yo’ self!
May 30th – Water a Flower Day
Help the flowers bloom!
May 31st – Smile Day
Smile at those you love!
May is a great time to celebrate the unique and silly holidays! What silly and unique holidays will you be celebrating with your family?